Sarah Finn: Casting Director Sarah Finn may the true superhero of the Marvel Cinematic Universe – she cast more than a thousand actors in almost every single Marvel film since the first Iron Man– including all of the stars. It was a unique challenge that required thinking how the cast members might overlap in the future, work with different directors, and age (or not!) over time.
Ava Duvernay: I can’t wait to watch Ava Duvernay’s When They See Us about the Central Park Five. It’s such an an important story – and I hear that the series is phenomenal!
Olivia Wilde: The actor talks about making her directorial debut with the buzzed about female coming-of-age film Booksmart. “It is remarkable that I am 35 years old and this is the first job I’ve ever had that wasn’t entirely dependent on and connected to my looks,” she said. “It grosses me out to acknowledge it, but I’ve been thinking a lot about it.”
NYC Pilots: Business is booming in New York, with 11 hour-long pilots shooting here this year. This ties with the previous record year, 2012. Good...READ MORE
Wrinkle Trailer: I’m excited to see Ava Duvernay’s A Wrinkle in Time, the Disney adaptation of the 1963 children’s classic by Madeleine L’Engle. The film...READ MORE
(L-R) Loreen Arbus, Wanda Sykes, Abigail Disney, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mary Bailey, Dawn Ostroff, Judy Gold, Alexis Alexanian, and Terry Lawler at NYWIFT’s 2014 Muse Awards. NYWIFT’s 2014 Muse Awards...READ MORE
Laura Dern is causing Oscar buzz for her role in Wild. Wild author Cheryl Strayed discusses her motivation and getting the book optioned. (Podcast) Directing...READ MORE